A Writer's Book of Days: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life [NOOK Book]

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First published a decade ago, A Writer's Book of Days has become the ideal writing coach for thousands of writers. Newly revised, with new prompts, up-to-date Web resources, and more useful information than ever, this invaluable guide offers something for everyone looking to put pen to paper - a treasure trove of practical suggestions, ...
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A Writer's Book of Days: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life

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Overview

First published a decade ago, A Writer's Book of Days has become the ideal writing coach for thousands of writers. Newly revised, with new prompts, up-to-date Web resources, and more useful information than ever, this invaluable guide offers something for everyone looking to put pen to paper - a treasure trove of practical suggestions, expert advice, and powerful inspiration.

Judy Reeves meets you wherever you may be on a given day with:
• get-going prompts and exercises
• insight into writing blocks
• tips and techniques for finding time and creating space
• ways to find images and inspiration
• advice on working in writing groups
• suggestions, quips, and trivia from accomplished practitioners

Reeves's holistic approach addresses every aspect of what makes creativity possible (and joyful) - the physical, emotional, and spiritual. And like a smart, empathetic inner mentor, she will help you make every day a writing day.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577313120
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 370,431
  • File size: 4 MB

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  • Posted February 23, 2009

    Good

    Good to help you keep up with your writing practice. Plus there is a lot of helpful hits for writers!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2004

    Packed Full of Inspiring and Helpful Stuff!

    Whether you are a novice writer or an experienced author, a blocked writer or one whose words are flowing, there is something in this book for you. The structure Reeves employs is useful: for each day of the year there is a writing ¿prompt¿ to jump-start one¿s writing (¿Write about someone who sinned.¿ ¿You are in a motel room¿¿ ¿This is what she said.¿). For each of the twelve months, there is a series of essays about scores of topics, including tools for writing practice, writing from the senses, dancing with your shadows, telling secrets, the writing life, honoring yourself as a writer, imagination, and much, much more. And Reeves has packed the book full of inspiring quotes from famous writers, unusual facts about authors, and tactics to use to keep on writing and for improving one¿s craft. ####### Whether you use this book on a daily basis or as a periodic stepping-off point, there will be something in it to inspire and motivate. I highly recommend it to anyone wishing to try new ideas and to grow as a writer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2000

    Don't Miss This One!

    This is one book that any writer must have. It's one of the best motivators and idea books out there on the market. Mine is with me daily. Great gift Idea for the writer in your life.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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